Free Ohio CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our OH General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Ohio CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Ohio General Knowledge Test such as shifting techniques, railroad crossing safety, drunk driving laws, and much more to make you become a safer driver. In addition, each question has a detailed explanation that will help you understand the concept and answer future questions about it correctly. If you don't get the pass right away, don't worry, you can take this practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our Ohio CDL Practice Test will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 OH commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
OH CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
2.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
3.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
4.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
5.
Which of these statements is true?
6.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
7.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
8.
"The driver’s manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. Which of these is NOT one of them?"
9.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
11.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
12.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
13.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
14.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
15.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
16.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
17.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

18.
How many on duty hours are remaining after the following has been logged (use a scratch sheet of paper if you need to):
- On duty/not driving: 3 hours
- Driving: 4 hours
- Sleeper berth: 8 hours
- Driving: 7 hours
- Off duty: 2 hours
19.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
20.
A hazmat endorsement will be denied or canceled if:
21.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
22.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
23.
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
24.
What does EOBR stand for?
25.
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
26.
Banding is:
27.
The bridge formula:
28.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
29.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
30.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
31.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
32.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
33.
An example of reckless driving is:
34.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
35.
What is the cargo's center of gravity?
36.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
37.
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
38.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
39.
What is a headboard?
40.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
41.
To avoid a crash, you had to drive onto the right shoulder. You are now driving at 40 mph on the shoulder. How should you move back into the pavement?
42.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
43.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
44.
Whenever you double your speed, it will require how much more distance to stop?
45.
What is bell pipe concrete?
46.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
47.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles.

Before fueling:

steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

48.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
49.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
50.
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should: